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Learning and Development Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,043 – £27,741 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th November 2018

  • Advertised from 2nd November 2018
  • 21 hours per week. Fixed Term till December 2021.


The Role:

We have spent many years listening the voice of care experienced young people and one of the messages we hear over and over is that just healthy relationships are the key in leading healthy, successful lives.

Thanks to funding awarded by Esmée Fairbairn, we are recruiting a Learning and Development Project Worker to engage with managers, practitioners and care experienced young people to design and deliver a tool which supports the prioritisation and benchmarking of relationship-based practice.

The successful candidate:

You will have experience of working with and supporting vulnerable young people and an understanding of the challenges facing care experienced young people. You will demonstrate an ability to work with wide range of stakeholders and audiences and be able to communicate with them using a variety of methods. You will have experience of developing learning and development packages including evaluation. You will be well organised and able to manage a wide and varied range of tasks with competing priorities and deadlines.

Organisation Profile:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the only national organisation in Scotland working with frontline workers, managers and leaders supporting care experienced young people ensuring that they have the expertise and passion to help young people lead happy successful lives.

This is a key post within the organisation and is expected to ensure that the views of care experienced young people are heard, understood and acted upon.

Main Functions of Role:

§ Recruit and work with a steering group of Staf members who will act as an advisory group to this project.

§ Design and deliver a series of workshops across Scotland to engage with a wide range of practitioners, managers, young people and other corporate parents.

§ Work with a group of Staf members and young people to co–produce a benchmarking tool.

§ Design a robust evaluation tool to measure the impact and success of the tool.

§ Design and deliver an effective training intervention to ensure maximum take up of tool.

§ Work with the Policy and Communications Manager to ensure maximum impact of developed tool.

§ Ensure that the work of the project is fed into all Staf Managers’ Forums, Practitioners’ Gatherings, Focus Groups and Conferences.

Application notes

For more information or an informal chat please contact Pamela Graham on 0141 465 7511 or email

To apply please download the application pack, complete the application form and email to before the closing date.

Closing date: 19 November 2018

Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 5th December 2018